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Friday, June 29, 2012

Gorilla Climb Ropes Course takes adventure to new heights at Toronto Zoo

News Release

Starting Friday, June 29, 2012 Toronto Zoo visitors will be able to hang out like Charles and the
Western lowland gorilla gang do at the Toronto Zoo's new Gorilla Climb Ropes Course.

Visitors of all ages (and up to 300 pounds) will be able to safely swing, crawl and balance
while guiding their own path through the almost 33 foot high climb's 26 elements,
resulting in a different adventure every time!


Located outside of the Gorilla Rainforest Exhibit, the new family ropes course attraction
combines a series of moderate to challenging climbing elements up to three stories from the
ground, providing visitors with a new view of the gorillas from up high!

The unique safety system allows participants to safely climb three levels in the air at their
own pace, while attached to a sling line. Once guests are in their climbing harnesses,
the overhead tracking system keeps guests safe and attached to the course,
making it an experience that is ideal for guests of all ages.

Children must be at least 48" to go on this attraction. Children 42" to 48" are permitted
but must be accompanied by an adult in order to take part in the fun.

Tickets for the attraction will be $8.00 per person. The course will be open 9:30 am
 to 6:30 pm daily, weather permitting and will accompany the Zoo's other seasonal
attractions - Pony and Camel Rides, Conservation Carousel, the Zoomobile and
Sharks at Stingray Bay.

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Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums).
Look for this logo whenever you visit a Canadian zoo as your assurance that you are
supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience
for you, and a better future for all living things. For more information, visit www.caza.ca

Current Zoo Hours: 9:30am to 6:30pm. Last admission is one hour before closing.
General Admission 13-64 incl. is $25.00. Children 3 and under are free, Children 4-12
are $14.00 and Seniors 65+ are $20.00. Parking fees apply. Prices include applicable
taxes and are subject to change without notice. Events are subject to change without notice.

The Zoo is located at Meadowvale Road and Hwy. 401, Exit 389 east and west bound.
For general information, call (416) 392-5929. The Toronto Zoo is open year round
(except December 25th). torontozoo.com
Follow the Toronto Zoo on Facebook: facebook.com/TheTorontoZoo

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